Leland Medical Clinic

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Leland Medical Clinic Becomes National Health Services Corps Site

Leland Medical Clinic (LMC), supported by Delta Health Alliance, was notified recently by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bureau of Health Workforce that it is now an officially designated National Health Service Corp (NHSC) site.  This designation will help LMC attract more primary care and mental health providers Read More…

Delta Health Alliance and Sesame Workshop partner on Early Childhood Initiative for Delta families

Mississippi Delta is selected as next community for ‘Sesame Street in Communities’ program to support families and young children Delta Health Alliance is partnering with Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, to bring the Sesame Street in Communities(SSIC) initiative to young children and families in the Mississippi Delta with a focus on Leland Read More…

Neighbors Organizing to Help Each Other

As a city leader, Lisa Bush knows that informed neighbors help her better understand the issues that are important to residents. Bush, an alderwoman in Leland, and also the city’s Vice Mayor, is working with Delta Health Alliance to build an active neighborhood association in her ward.  “Building a stronger, more organized conduit for information results Read More…

Rural children often go without critical mental health treatment

Jennifer Townsend was shocked when she found a note written by her oldest child, a 14-year-old: The teen was planning to commit suicide. Townsend, a mother of four who lives in the rural Mississippi Delta, wanted to get help for her daughter immediately. She called a nearby state-funded community mental health clinic … Continue reading Read More…

A Community Health Fair

LELAND, Miss. – Good health is not so much a matter of motivation as it is adequate resources and community leadership, said Shelby Polk, associate professor of nursing and director of nurse practitioner programs at Delta State University (DSU). “And in that regard, Leland can become one of those communities known for building a healthy Read More…